Welcome to Port3101.org : Your BES Connection Mark forums read | View Forum Leaders
Port3101.org : Your BES Connection

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
BES monitoring tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 03-10-2011, 03:43 AM
BES Activated
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Johannesburg
Posts: 8
Default BES monitoring tools


I'm researching the various BES monitoring tools. The target company is very small, about 20 users max. Everyone is recommending GSX. They have a agreement with Microsoft and have been told SCOM would be ideal, I'm personally more inclined to go System Centre Essentials due to their size instead of SCOM. Three very different products in reality, but will SCOM and SCE be able to monitor BES/Exchange to the level of GSX, and is GSX "just" for the mail infrastructure?

Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 03-10-2011, 11:09 AM
BES Administrator
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 21

To be honest with "only"20 users IŽd recommend so save your money and take a closer look at the free BlackBerry Monitoring Service that comes with the BES
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 03-10-2011, 11:55 AM
BES Addict
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Toronto
Posts: 69

I'm with magikweis the built in Monitoring service should give you what you need for such a small setup, just remember to install it on a remote computer. SCOM does not have any native BES monitoring features, it will just monitor the OS (Running SCOM Here) If you want native BES monitoring and SCOM integration you'll have to deploy SCOM and possibly something like BOXTONE to provide BES specific notifications to SCOM
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 03-13-2011, 02:31 AM
BES Activated
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Johannesburg
Posts: 8

We were thinking BES Express? Does express also have the monitoring tool??

Reason I was thinking SCOM and SCE was that there are (apparently) good free management packs for BES that work under SCOM, and should work under SCE as well. We were quoted for a SLA from a external provider for GSX, but I dont know a thing about it.
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
BES 5.0 Monitoring console problem millardus Port 3101: The BES Admin Bar & Grill 3 01-13-2011 04:07 PM
Monitoring Service Alerts Tom Kramlik Port 3101: The BES Admin Bar & Grill 0 10-12-2010 09:35 AM
BES 5.0 cant login to Monitoring service gpalmer Port 3101: The BES Admin Bar & Grill 7 10-08-2010 02:28 PM
BES monitoring component millardus Port 3101: The BES Admin Bar & Grill 1 12-04-2009 11:21 AM
Performance Monitoring (Perfmon) kerseyr Port 3101: The BES Admin Bar & Grill 3 05-20-2009 08:29 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:45 PM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.


SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2 PL2